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Project Manager (Development)

Glasgow | Maryhill Housing Association Ltd
£37,412 - £40,476

Closing date

28th April 2017, at 12 Noon

Salary and Employment Details

35 Hours per Week
Grade 8 EVH PA28 - 31
£37,412 – £40,476

Job Description

Job Purpose:
To manage all aspects of the planning, implementation and delivery of the Association’s mixed tenure new build housing programme. Responsible for project initiation, scheme viability assessment and funding bids, procurement and performance management of consultants and contractors, cost, quality and risk monitoring and control, project and contract management of a portfolio of new development projects from inception to completion. To ensure that the development programme is managed efficiently and effectively and that service provision is focused on and aligned to meeting the needs of the business and our customers. To take specific responsibility for innovation and sustainability in new build housing development.

Key Responsibilities:
• Strategy Development
o Ensure that the Association’s development programme is delivered in line with our strategic aims, business objectives and priorities
o Assist with the implementation and review of development strategy
o Consult with and work with colleagues across teams, advisors and customers to deliver value for money, manage and reduce risk

Programme and Project Management
o Site identification, investigation, viability assessment and acquisition
o Preparation of feasibility and design briefs and project specification
o Procurement of consultants and contractors in accordance with statutory requirements, in compliance with CDMC Regulations, best practice and MH procurement procedures
o Ensure effective cost, quality and risk management processes and procedures are in place and regularly reviewed and updated
o Maximise grant and other external funding to support delivery of new build development projects and preparing funding bids as required
o Responsible for all aspects of project and contract administration including principal documentation and certificates
o Acting as client representative at project design team meetings and contract site meetings
o Development and implementation of service improvement plans and project plans and procedures, managing and monitoring plans and performance effectively to ensure targets and outcomes are measured and achieved

Performance Monitoring and Reporting
o Set and monitor Key Performance Indicators and targets
o Manage performance of consultants and contractors
o Providing regular reports to MH Board/Development Hub Board as required on programme performance and expenditure
o Ensure effective systems of audit and control are in place to manage project expenditure and mitigate risk
o Monitoring and controlling project expenditure and providing financial and budget information and forecasting to support the production of the annual Budget, Business Plan and 30 year Financial Plans

Collaborative Working
o Work collaboratively and in partnership within the NW Development Hub to facilitate delivery of joint development programmes as directed by DIR
o Reporting to Development Hub Board as required
o Develop strong internal and external partnerships to support the achievement of our objectives and enhance the reputation of the MH.

Customer Engagement & Participation
o Work effectively with the Community Regeneration Team and our Registered Tenant Organisations (RTOs) in the design and delivery of new build housing projects
o Ensure excellent customer care, proactively working in partnership with users to develop and support engagement and ensuring customers feedback shape our services
o Provide progress reports and information on new development projects and attend RTO and other resident meetings as required

Effective Liaison and Team Working:
o Work effectively as a member of the Investment and Regeneration team to achieve organisational objectives and targets
o Work with other sections in the development of projects including funding requirements, design philosophy, development and layout, tenure and mix, specification and programme for delivery
o Liaise effectively with external partners including Glasgow City Council (DRS), Maryhill Transformational Regeneration Area (TRA) local delivery group and the Glasgow Canal Regeneration Partnership

• Community Benefits
o Ensure that Community Benefits are derived from procurement processes in line with our Sustainable Procurement Policy to improve the economic, social and environmental wellbeing of the communities in which we operate.
o Provide performance information where required for the monitoring and evaluation of Community Benefits

• Corporate Responsibility
o Act as a role model within the Investment & Regeneration team, living our operating principles (values) on a day to day basis
o Ensure compliance with all regulatory, statutory and legal requirements and other directives
o Comply with MH’s policies including our code of conduct, health and safety, anti-fraud and bribery and equalities policies
o Ensure effective communication in plain language, both internally and externally; to ensure people are informed, engaged and find it easy to access our services and contact us and understand our information and the decisions we make
o Maximise the use of ICT to improve efficiency, increase productive and develop new and existing services
o Produce accurate and timely performance information and data, including information required for regulatory and statutory returns and agreeing and implementing actions arising from internal and external audits

Recruiter Information

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Maryhill Housing Association Ltd
45 Garrioch Road
Glasgow

Tel for applications - 0141 946 2466

Email for applications - recruitment@maryhill.org.uk

Contact for applications - Marie Murphy

www.maryhill.org.uk

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